This band was formerly Again until they changed their name by Maroon(ed)n. Their first record is a conceptual, self-produced,
progressive album. (Diego Herrera)
Their first record can be freely heard or downloaded from www.vitaminic.es or www.mp3.com. The search word is
Maroon(ed) was formed in october 1995 (named Again initially). After
united, two week later they played their first concert, based on covers,
resulting better than they expected, according to the hurries in the
After other two gigs also with covers of 70's classics, they planned to
create their own repertory. This meant a 4 months period closed in a
garage, and a series of introspective numbers came from that point.
All of them were based on topics like craziness, dreans, or sex as a
fluid interchange. Some of those songs are developments of ideas
that existed earlier in the groups where the musicians were playing
Other concerts later the bassist Manuel Berenguer left to Germany
and David Pavón subtituted him coming form the band Maxwell Smart.
With the new bassist and a number of new composicions more, the
band went back to the scene and then they determined to start with
the composition of a concept work, composed of several parts and
with a common backbone in terms of music and lyrics. The outcome was
"Maroon: Lewis Sandman Dick's Introspective Experiences", that was
put into the stage in june 27th, 1997. The recording was self-made and
was never released. In nine tracks, sung in english, the craziness and
loneliness of a character, Lewis Sandman Dick, was described, with
an excellent instrumentation and lots of creativity.
After a period without activity an additional new guitar joined
the band. Maroon started working again in december 1999 in the
creation of a second album. After lots of working hours and music talent, the second album (also a concept one) is much more progressive and challenging than the first one, with longer songs and excellent
developments. Is also self-produced, now with a 8 track studio.
Review of the record "Lewis Sandman..."
Review of the record "The Dream Reaver."
Interview with Javier Rellán (in spanish)